Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Call for Short-term Grant Funding for EPSRC-Related Research; DEADLINE - 11 May 2012

Call for Short-Term Grant Funding for EPSRC-Related Research - EPSRC Unspent Grant Balances 2012. EPSRC has made available a small amount of money for the University of Edinburgh to spend on promoting activities which address our and their priority areas. These activities will be constrained to the following areas: bridging funding to retain key staff on EPSRC projects. Follow-on studies to determine commercial viability of EPSRC-funded work. Collaborative meetings for future multi-disciplinary, international or industry collaborations. Pilot projects to determine feasibility of future EPSRC applications. Interdisciplinary proposals in the following EPSRC themes will be prioritised:

1. Energy. 2. Living with Environmental Change. 3. Healthcare Technologies. 4. Global Uncertainties. 5. Digital Economy. 6. Manufacturing the Future. See for further details on the EPSRC themes. Activities that will lead to a contribution to REF2014 will also be preferred. The College intends to fund 10-15 projects at a cost of £10k-£30k for expenditure in the period from the *1 April 2012 to 31 March 2013*.

Please note: These funds cannot be used to supplement bids to EPSRC or for research equipment.

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